Prof. Dr. Katharina Hölzle

Prof. Dr. Katharina Hölzle, MBA leads the Research Group IT-Entrepreneurship at the Hasso Plattner Institute, Digital Engineering Faculty, at the University of Potsdam since November 2019. Prior to this, she held the chair for Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship at the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Potsdam from 2011 to 2019.

She has published various articles in the field of entrepreneurship, innovation, technology, and project management in leading scholarly and practitioners’ journals. She holds a Ph.D. from the Technical University of Berlin, a diploma in business engineering from the University of Karlsruhe (TH) and an MBA from the University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

She is Deputy Chair of the Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation (EFI) and member of the German government's High-Tech Forum. Katharina Hölzle is Visiting Professor at the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in Beijing and the Macquarie University in Sydney. She is Editor-in-Chief of the journal 'Creativity and Innovation Management’ (Wiley). Her research focuses on digital entrepreneurship, digital innovation and transformation, and digital ecosystems.